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A Cat-tastic Double Book Launch with Koyama Press!

Posted by: Andrew on: October 1, 2014

Koyama Press will celebrate National Cat Day by launching two new kids books at Little Island Comics! Join us as we fête John Martz’s A Cat Named Tim & Britt Wilson’s Cat Dad, King of the Goblins. Undertake awesome activities! Meet cartoonists! Read about cats! Have tons of fun! Yippeeeeeeee! CAT-TASTIC DOUBLE BOOK LAUNCH! A […]

Canada Day FYI

Posted by: Andrew on: June 24, 2014

Hi all! In celebration of Canada Day on Tuesday, July 1st, 2014, Little Island Comics will be closed! We’ll be back to our regular hours the following day.

Manga-making Classes at Little Island!

Posted by: Andrew on: December 21, 2013

Due to the popularity of Eric Kim’s Manga Dojo workshops, we are now offering a workshop for 10-12 year-olds at Little Island! Classes are $120 for eight weeks. Call or email us to sign up! Details are below. Check out Eric’s website at:  mangadojo.ca  

Free Comic Book Day, Saturday May 4th, 2013

Posted by: admin on: May 3, 2013

Free Comic Book Day  Saturday May 4th, 12pm-6pm @ The Beguiling, 601 Markham Street @ Little Island, 742 Bathurst Street Free to attend Facebook Event The Beguiling and Little Island Comics are happily participating in industry-wide celebration FREE COMIC BOOK DAY. Drop by The Beguiling for all your teen-to-grown-up-to-arrested-development needs, and Little Island Comics for […]

Super Pix for Super Kids! OMGOMG

Posted by: Andrew on: August 3, 2012

There’s something to be said about how children inspire us, from their approach to art with reckless abandon to their infectious laughter. And we hope to inspire them every day when we put books in their hands. Once in a while we find that we inspire grown-ups too, and this post is a thank you […]

Posted by: Andrew on: July 28, 2012

  POSITION AVAILABLE: Beguiling Library Services The Beguiling is hiring! We’re looking for someone to join our Library Services team. Depending on the candidate, this could be a full-time or a part-time position. What you’d be doing: -managing existing customer accounts for school and public libraries -selling comics to librarians in our two stores (The […]

ANNOUNCING: Adventurous Times at Little Island

Posted by: Andrew on: July 13, 2012

Hey everyone! Little Island Comics and The Beguiling are teaming up to throw a kick-butt ADVENTURE TIME event on Wednesday, July 25th, and you’re all invited! There will be signings by the creators of the ADVENTURE TIME comics, a kids costume contest, and more! It’s gonna be mathematical… TO THE MATH!    SPECIAL GUESTS! From New […]

We’re happy to announce that yes, our Pride display of queer comics for kids is up for your festive shopping pleasure! Ever since Andrew Wheeler’s feature article about our display went up over at ComicsAlliance.com, the books have been selling faster than we can keep them in stock, which is great news indeed! So head […]

Winter Saturdays Are for Comics

Posted by: Andrew on: January 25, 2012

Bring your kids by in the early afternoon starting this Saturday, January 28th, or any Saturday in February, and make comics with us! We’ll be creating kids comics masterpieces from noon until 3pm. Drop by and add your comic to our gallery, or make a story to take home or share with your friends!

Holiday Hours at Little Island – CORRECTION!

Posted by: Andrew on: December 26, 2011

We’ve just corrected our Holiday Hours to reflect our actual closing time of 5pm today (Boxing Day). Sorry for any inconvenience, and happy shopping! Over the next couple of weeks, here’s when Little Island Comics will be open: Thursday December 15th – 11am-7pm Friday December 16th – 11am-9pm Saturday December 17th – 10am-9pm Sunday December […]


About Little Island Comics

Little Island Comics is the first kids comic book store in North America–maybe even the world! Owned and operated by international comics institution The Beguiling–celebrating their 25th Anniversary in 2012–the store features thousands of comics, graphic novels and manga, and a great lineup of programming and events with kids comic and book authors from around the world!

Little Island Comics
742 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5S 2R6
Phone: 416-901-7489
E-mail: mail@littleislandcomics.com